Game Theory: How do video games affect the developing brains of children and teens?

Paturel, Amy

Neurology Now . 10(3):32-36, June/July 2014.

How do video games affect the developing brain? Researchers and gamers discuss the addictive qualities of video games and how they may alter the structure of young brains—often, for worse. Neurologists also provide tips and warning signs for parents to reduce their child's risk for video game addiction.

Relief At Last: For years, untreated migraines threatened actress Bellamy Young's career and well-being. She hopes that by sharing her story she can spare others a similar fate.

Bolster, Mary; Roberts-Grey, Gina

Neurology Now . 12(6):32-35, December/January 2016.

For many years, untreated migraines threatened actress Bellamy Young's career and well-being. She hopes that by sharing her story she can spare others a similar fate.

Shining A Light: Actress Kimberly Williams-Paisley wants to help other families dealing with primary progressive aphasia avoid the mistakes she and her family made in caring for...

Bolster, Mary; Roberts-Grey, Gina

Neurology Now . 12(5):24-27, October/November 2016.

Actress Kimberly Williams-Paisley wants to help other families dealing with primary progressive aphasia avoid the mistakes her family made in caring for her mother

Stronger After Stroke: Fifty years ago, doctors and researchers thought recovery from stroke was limited. Today, they know that survivors have a lot more control over their own...

Shaw, Gina

Neurology Now . 12(5):32-37, October/November 2016.

Fifty years ago, doctors and researchers thought recovery from stroke was limited. Today, they know that survivors have a lot more control over their own recovery. Here's how to ensure the best possible outcome.

Having His Say: Spasmodic dysphonia rendered Dilbert creator Scott Adams nearly speechless for three years. Now that surgery has restored his voice, he speaks up for others with...

Roberts-Grey, Gina

Neurology Now . 12(4):26-29, August/September 2016.

Spasmodic dysphonia rendered Dilbert creator Scott Adams nearly speechless for three years. After surgery restored his voice, he began speaking up for others with the disorder.

Weighty Matters: Obesity has been linked to neurologic problems such as migraine, dementia, and sleep apnea. Our experts review the evidence and offer advice for getting weight...

Colino, Stacey

Neurology Now . 12(1):36-45, February/March 2016.

Obesity has been linked to neurologic disorders such as migraine, dementia, and sleep apnea. Our experts review the evidence and offer advice for getting weight under control.

Chemo Brain: Cognitive problems after cancer treatment are not imaginary.

Gordon, Debra

Neurology Now . 10(2):20-27, April/May 2014.

Cancer patients have talked for decades about cognitive changes after chemotherapy, but acceptance of “chemo brain” within the medical community is fairly recent. Here, cancer patients and neuro-oncologists discuss what people should know about chemotherapy-related changes in the brain.

Survive and Thrive: Bob Woodruff received the best care and attention after a traumatic brain injury (TBI)—and made a remarkable recovery. Today, his foundation tries to ensure the...

Roberts-Grey, Gina

Neurology Now . 12(2):40-43, April/May 2016.

Bob Woodruff received the best care after a traumatic brain injury (TBI)—and made a remarkable recovery. Today, his foundation tries to ensure the same outcome for other TBI survivors.

Back on Her Feet: After years of chronic pain, actress Jennifer Grey is dancing again.

Childers, Linda

Neurology Now . 8(6):18-21, December-january 2012.

Following a car accident in 1987, actress Jennifer Grey—best known for her role in Dirty Dancing—began to experience chronic back and neck pain. After successful surgery, Grey danced her way into the spotlight again on Dancing With the Stars. Learn some of the common causes and treatments for back and neck pain.